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Why might a person have one or both testicles removed?

Why might a person have one or both testicles removed?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology), Sexual Health Management & Treatments, Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Located in the scrotum, the testicles (also called the testes) are a pair of glands that produce sperm cells and testosterone, the primary sex hormone and anabolic steroid in males. Testosterone plays a key role in the development of male characteristics. It is involved with sex drive, erections, and sperm production. It also helps build muscle and bone mass.

How can people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) thrive sexually?

How can people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) thrive sexually?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the large intestine and digestion. Symptoms vary from person to person, but they can include pain, abdominal cramping, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. IBS can be unpredictable. You may not know when symptoms will start.

Can telehealth be useful in addressing sexual health issues?

Can telehealth be useful in addressing sexual health issues?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Yes. Telehealth can be an effective way to discuss sex health issues with your healthcare provider.

What is vaginal flatus?

What is vaginal flatus?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Vaginal flatus (sometimes called vaginal flatulence, noisy vagina, or queefing) is passing gas through the vagina.

Can the onset of psychosis affect sexual function?

Can the onset of psychosis affect sexual function?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

Yes, some people find that they develop sexual issues at the onset of psychosis.

How can women with endometriosis thrive sexually?

How can women with endometriosis thrive sexually?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Affecting about 200 million women worldwide, endometriosis occurs when endometriotic tissue (which typically lines the inside of the uterus) grows outside the uterus. This tissue might be found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder, rectum, or intestines. It can also appear on the peritoneum, (the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity), and can even affect the thoracic cavity (namely the lungs and diaphragm).

Can childhood cancer survivors have sexual health concerns as adults?

Can childhood cancer survivors have sexual health concerns as adults?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

Yes. It’s possible for childhood cancer survivors to experience late effects (issues that occur years after their treatment) that impair sexual function in adulthood.

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

It’s very common. In fact, almost 9 in 10 cancer survivors experience sexual difficulties as a result of their cancer treatment, according to the results of a study presented in 2020 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Yes, people with a higher BMI are more likely to have sexual problems.

What does it mean to be pansexual?

What does it mean to be pansexual?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

The term pansexual is generally used to describe someone who can be attracted to someone of any gender or identity.

How can a man effectively delay ejaculation?

How can a man effectively delay ejaculation?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

There are several reasons a man might want to delay his ejaculation.

What is the informed consent model of transgender care?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health
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